1. Federal funding to help organic farmers
The Truro Daily News – Sept.2. 2010
Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced the $6.5-million investment Wednesday morning at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Bible Hill. Industry is also contributing $2.2 million towards the project.


2. Organic strawberries tops in taste, nutrition
CBC – Sept. 1. 2010
The most comprehensive study of its kind into the quality of organic food and soil has concluded organically grown strawberries are more flavourful and nutritious.

3. Quebec commits to local organic agriculture
The Gazette – July 24, 2010
Province putting $5 million toward public education, helping farmers convert…
To help bring about the change, the government will offer subsidies of up to $10,000 to help farmers make the conversion to organic..